As co-founder and Watch Captain of Team Alvimedica, Mark Towill knows a thing or two about extreme sailing conditions. The Hawaiian sailor has tackled his fair share of gale force winds, high seas and searing doldrums during this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race, which most recently saw them reach the coveted Leg 3 podium in Sanya.
So when faced with 38,739 nautical miles in a world-class racing boat, what makes it into your waterproof Musto kit bag?
We caught up with Towill during his recent stopover to find out exactly that. From technical tees for tackling the heat to the most extreme foul weather gear, hear first-hand what makes the cut when sailing in the world's toughest conditions:
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